rule of decision

Definition of "rule of decision"
  1. It is an established principle such as a law, a recognized rule of law, a body of law, or a previous legal decision that serves as guidance in making a decision or ruling
How to use "rule of decision" in a sentence
  1. The court used the rule of decision from a prior case to guide their verdict.
  2. In assessing the dispute, the judge referred to the rule of decision to reach a resolution.
  3. The rule of decision helped the jury navigate the complexities of the law during the trial.

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